Write For ALIVE

 In Culture, News

ALIVE is looking for experienced writers to join our editorial freelance team to contribute stories to both the print magazine and ALIVEmag.com. Writers should have a strong published portfolio and a keen grasp of subjects in the creative community throughout the heartland of the country. We are specifically looking for writers who specialize in narrative interviews.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Research, pitch and write print features
• Research, pitch and write evergreen stories for ALIVEmag.com
• Research and pitch interviews that highlight the creativity community in the middle of America
• Research and pitch a wide array of subjects that span all target cities in the heartland
• Leverage original reporting and exclusive access to develop stories our readers can’t find anywhere else

Desired Skills + Qualifications:
• At least 6-8 years of professional writing and interview experience in a print or digital field
• Strong writing portfolio with a keen sense for thoughtful, unique stories
• Passion for both print and digital platforms
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Extremely detail-oriented with excellent grasp of grammar, AP Style and fact-checking best practices
• Ability to follow through on ideas from concept to execution
• Knowledge of slow-media trends and modern, quarterly publications


After submitting an application here, please send your portfolio or at least three writing samples, résumé and cover letter to ALIVE’s Executive Editor at Rachel@ALIVEmag.com.

Read recent issues of ALIVE on our digital edition page, found here.


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